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Sumo Event: “Hakkiyoi KITTE” will be held this August

May 26, 2016 in Travel Agents

The “Hakkiyoi KITTE” event will be held at a commercial facility of JP Tower, KITTE, in Marunouchi, Tokyo from August 11 to August 28, 2016. This is an event where visitors are able to learn and experience the culture of sumo, Japan’s national sport. As part of the facility’s concept “Feel Japan,” Hakkiyoi KITTE will ...

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Visit historic facilities related to the Japanese Imperial Family

May 26, 2016 in Travel Agents

A select number of facilities such as gardens of great significance to the Imperial family are open to the public. There are some prominent facilities in Kyoto connected with the Imperial Family that you will surely want to visit during your stay in Japan. The main facilities associated with the Imperial Family are historic buildings ...

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Experience Japanese culture through the Japanese tea ceremony

May 19, 2016 in Travel Agents

The Japanese tea ceremony, which is also called “Sadou” or “Chadou”, is one of the traditional Japanese cultural activities. You can enjoy a calm feeling due to the unique philosophy there. Nowadays, many venues offer the chance for people to try and experience the Japanese tea ceremony, for example in tea rooms in Japanese hotels, ...

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Hakone sightseeing course for Muslim tourists

May 19, 2016 in Travel Agents

Hakone, which can be easily reached from Tokyo and has a wealth of sights to see, is an excellent location to enjoy beautiful views of Mount Fuji. The Odakyu Electric Railway, in cooperation with local government and academia, has created a model sightseeing course in Hakone aimed at Muslim tourists. To create this tour route, ...

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